Content Details
Written By
Writing in Sciences, PGCCL
Reviewed By
Writing in Medical Sciences, Medical Writing, Advanced PG Diploma in Clinical Research
Last updated on:
04 Jan 2019 | 01:15 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Amenor 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Amenor Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Breast tenderness
  • Nausea
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Ovarian cysts

How to use Amenor Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amenor 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amenor Tablet works

Amenor 5 mg Tablet is a synthetic progestin. It works by mimicking the effects of natural progesterone (female hormone). It helps regulate the growth and shedding of the womb lining, thereby treating menstrual irregularities.

Amenor Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Amenor 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amenor 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
Amenor 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Amenor 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Amenor 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amenor 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amenor 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Amenor 5 mg Tablet
₹5.38/Tablet
Primolut-N Tablet
Zydus Cadila
₹5.38/Tablet
same price
Regestrone 5mg Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.37/Tablet
same price
Sysron-N Tablet
Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹4.45/Tablet
save 17%
Gynaset Tablet
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹5.09/Tablet
save 5%
Cycloreg Tablet
Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.72/Tablet
6% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Amenor 5 mg Tablet regulates menstrual cycles and treats a wide range of menstrual disorders such as heavy and painful periods, and endometriosis.
  • It may cause bleeding or spotting in between menstrual periods. Let your doctor know if this occurs frequently.
  • Stop taking Amenor 5 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get severe headaches, stabbing pains or swelling in one leg, pain on breathing, sudden changes in your vision or hearing, or yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes.
  • Do not take Amenor 5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant. Use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medication, as it is not a contraceptive.
  • If you miss taking Amenor 5 mg Tablet more often, you may experience vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor about it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amenor

arrow
Pain during menstruation and ir regular periods
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
take meftal spas or drotin tablet for pain and go for check up for irregular periods
M married since 3 years but still I didn't get pregnant I don't have thyroid prob. M getting heavy stomach pain during periods. Wat should I do to get pregnant
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get an ultrasound done to rule out endometriosis , a condition that can cause difficulty in getting pregnant.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Amenor 5 mg Tablet?

FAQs

Q. What is Amenor used for?

Amenor is similar to the progesterone hormones naturally produced by the body. It helps in treating a variety of menstrual problems, such as heavy bleeding, amenorrhea (absence of periods), irregular periods, and premenstrual syndrome (irritability, bloating, fatigue occurring few days before period). It is also used to delay periods.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Amenor?

For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day, and the number of days for which you take it depends on the medical problem being treated. However, it is recommended that you take it at the same time of each day. This will ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Amenor?

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember, and continue taking the tablets at their usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. However, if you miss your dose often, you may experience frequent bleeding and spotting. Consult your doctor about it.

Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Amenor?

The common side effects caused by Amenor are vaginal bleeding or spotting, headache, nausea (feeling sick) and weight gain. Amenor can also cause fluid retention, thereby causing swelling. Most of these symptoms are temporary. However, if they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can Amenor be used as a birth control medicine?

No, Amenor cannot be used as a birth control medicine. Consult with your doctor to seek options for contraceptives.

Q. Does Amenor cause miscarriage?

Amenor has not been reported to cause miscarriage. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Norethisterone. Wrexham Industrial Estate, Wrexham: Wockhardt UK Ltd.; 1999 [revised 13 Feb. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Norethisterone. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-S198. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Amenor 5mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹40.32
MRP53.76  Get 25% OFF
Use coupon NEW25 to avail this offer on your first purchase. Valid only on orders above ₹800.
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine and all labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.